Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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FNUS73 KPAH 081401
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Spot Forecast for Dec 8...Fort Campbell
National Weather Service Paducah KY
801 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CST on December 08.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A ridge of high pressure over the Heartland, yielding cold and
mostly clear conditions today, will give way to a clouds and a
cold frontal passage on Saturday. Most of the deeper moisture will
be north of our region, but a little measurable snowfall is
possible in far eastern reaches of the Evansville tri-state region
Saturday morning, with flurries possible over most of the
remainder of the region. Brisk northwesterly surface winds will
be present in the front`s wake Saturday.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (15-25 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........31 at ignition...Max 39.
RH..................51 percent at ignition...Min 27 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Winds west at 5 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    Light winds becoming west around 5 mph late in
                    the morning, then becoming light late in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 1900-3800
                    ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth at ignition...max 5.

TIME (CST)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0
Temp............31     38     38     33
RH..............51     33     27     40
20 FT wind dir..W      W      W      SW
20 FT wind spd..5      5      5      3
20 FT wind gust.                     5
Mix hgt (ft)....3100   3800   3600   2000
Transp wind dir.N      N      NW     NW
Transp wind spd.6      5      3      5
Haines index....4      4      5      4

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........Min 25.
RH..................Max 71 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 6 mph late
                    in the evening.
Mixing height.......1100-2900 ft AGL decreasing to 900 ft AGL early
                    in the morning.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5 or low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............30     27     25     25     26     26
RH..............51     58     61     63     65     68
20 FT wind dir..SW     SW     SW     SW     SW     SW
20 FT wind spd..2      3      3      5      6      6
20 FT wind gust.       5      5             10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....1500   2500   2600   1400   1400   1100
Transp wind dir.NW     W      W      W      SW     SW
Transp wind spd.5      5      6      8      10     12
Haines index....4      4      4      4      4      4

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                    flurries in the morning.
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........Max 39.
RH..................Min 43 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 6 to 14 mph with gusts to
                    around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......800-2300 ft AGL increasing to 3300-4400 ft AGL
                    late in the morning, then increasing to
                    5000-6400 ft AGL in the afternoon decreasing to
                    3500 ft AGL late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest 12 to 21 mph increasing to 22 to 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 to 5 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
Weather cov.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
Weather type....SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............26     30     35     38     39     36
RH..............68     62     56     52     44     48
20 FT wind dir..SW     W      W      NW     NW     NW
20 FT wind spd..6      9      12     12     13     13
20 FT wind gust.10     15     20     20     25     25
Mix hgt (ft)....800    1500   3300   5400   6400   5000
Transp wind dir.SW     W      W      NW     NW     NW
Transp wind spd.12     17     21     21     24     25
Haines index....5      3      2      3      4      4

$$
Forecaster...BLANCHARD
Requested by...Justin Rhodes
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1719733.0/PAH
.EMAIL justin.c.rhodes7.civ@mail.mil



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